Caloric, filling, and tasty bars for the trail
These bars give a flavorful and filling treat along the trail.
The recipe came from Ben Branch of AT&T Bell Labs at Columbus (cbdkc1!blb).
Ingredients(24 to 48 bars)
- 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
- 1/3 cup butter
- 2 medium bananas,
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 4 eggs
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 1/3 cup white flour
- 4 cups Kellogg's Special K cereal
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 6 oz chocolate chips
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- 6-8 oz dates
Procedure by hand
Preheat oven to
In a large bowl cream together peanut butter and butter. Mix in bananas,
molasses, sugar, and vanilla.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.
Stir in the cereal.
Sift together dry ingredients and mix into batter.
Add chips, peanuts, and dates.
Pour batter into greased
9 x 13
Bake in preheated
oven for 35 to 45 minutes. Cut into bars.
Procedure with food processor
Cream butters in processor. Add cut-up bananas and blend.
Add molasses, sugar, vanilla. Blend.
Add eggs. Blend.
Pour batter into large bowl and stir in sifted dry ingredients.
Stir in other ingredients, one at a time. Continue with step 4, above.
easy to moderate.
1/2 to 1 hour work; 1 hour waiting.
approximate measurement OK.
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio
Recipe last modified: 7 Jan 86
From: daleske@cbdkc1 (John Daleske)
Subject: RECIPE: Hiker bars
Date: 5 Sep 86 18:14:35 GMT
Organization: AT&T Bell Labs, Columbus Ohio
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